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Surfer Through a Gate

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by dhenegar, Feb 14, 2001.

  1. dhenegar

    dhenegar LawnSite Member
    Messages: 143

    I just bought a 48" Surfer. I have 1 gate that is about 46". I was wondering if I could squeeze it through. The only thing is it is a wood fence. Any thoughts would be appreciated. I haven't use this mower yet so I don't know what it will do. Thanks!
  2. GreenQuest Lawn

    GreenQuest Lawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 822

    Dont know what a surfer is but with our exmark walk behinds we back then up to the gate push down on the handle to raise deck and pivot them through. usually can do this with one guy but be very careful you can mess up the fence over time.
  3. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Messages: 4,260

    Is it a stockaide fence? I ran into the same problem. The house was empty, the grass was over a foot long. The 21" mower couldn't handle it. I took a section of fence out. Then I used a cordless screw gun and put it back. I did this every time that I cut the lawn for about 2 months!

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